El Tour race marred by crash

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It was the only blemish on an otherwise perfect El Tour de Tucson. Thousands of bicyclists from around the world took part in the event on Saturday, November 22, but along the northern perimeter of the course, a car ended up in the road and about ten bikes slammed into it.

As for what else might have contributed to the crash, Houston says bushes and trees in the median of Ina Road obstructs a turning driver's view of oncoming traffic, but the Sheriff's Department made no mention of that possibly being a factor in the collision.